Noomi Rapace’s ‘What Happened to Monday?’ Acquired by Netflix

Toronto 2016: Glenn Close and Willem Dafoe also star

Last Updated: September 13, 2016 @ 4:47 PM

Netflix is in final negotiations to pick up Noomi Rapace and Glenn Close‘s “What Happened to Monday?”

The project, sold at the Toronto Film Festival, is directed by Tommy Wirkola and also stars Willem Dafoe. In the film, Rapace plays identical twin sisters who have to pretend to be the same person in a post-apocalyptic world where families are only allowed to have one child.

“What Happened to Monday?” was produced by Raffaella De Laurentiis, Philippe Rousselet and Fabrice Gianfermi. Kerry Williamson and Max Botkin are co-writers and co-producers.

CAA packaged and sold the film.

Rapace will next star in Fox’s “Alien: Covenant” and David Ayer‘s “Bright,” costarring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.

Rapace is represented by CAA, Magnolia and Indio, while Wirkola is represented by CAA.

Buys have been scarce at this year’s Toronto Film Festival so far. On Monday, Natalie Portman‘s “Jackie” was acquired by Fox Searchlight, and on Tuesday, Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis‘ movie “Colossal” went to a mystery Chinese buyer.

Netflix purchases have also been considerably down from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where the streaming platform bought titles such as “Tallulah,” “Audie & Daisy” and “The Fundamentals of Caring.”

Ahead of TIFF, Netflix bought the rights to Justin Timberlake‘s concert film “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids.”

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